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|Title:||An analysis of the healthcare informatics and systems in Southeast Asia: a current perspective from seven countries.|
|Other Authors:||Naguib, Raouf|
Abd Ghani, M. K.
Lee, R. V.
Marshall, I. M.
Shaker, M. H.
Phuong, N. H.
Culaba, A. B.
|Keywords:||Electronic Health Records|
Hospital Management Systems
Decision Support Systems
Chair of Health Informatics Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
|Citation:||Int J Electron Healthc. 2008;4(2):184-207|
|Abstract:||This paper presents an overview of the healthcare systems in Southeast Asia, with a focus on the healthcare informatics development and deployment in seven countries, namely, Singapore, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, the Philippines and Vietnam. Brief geographic and demographic information is provided for each country, followed by a historical review of the national strategies for healthcare informatics development. An analysis of the state-of-the-art healthcare infrastructure is also given, along with a critical appraisal of national healthcare provisions.|
|Journal Title:||International Journal of Electronic Healthcare|
|Affiliated Organisations:||Biomedical Computing and Engineering Technologies Applied Research Group (BIOCORE), Coventry University, UK.|
Centre for Engineering and Sustainable Development Research (CESDR), De La Salle University, Philippines.
Center for the Management of Medical Technology (CMMT), Illinois Institute of Technology, USA.
|Appears in Collections:||Health Informatics|
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